Coronavirus in USA: Case updates

Coronavirus in USA: Case updates | HealthSoul

Coronavirus is a type of zoonotic virus and can affect both animals and human beings. In December 2019, the first Coronavirus outbreak was reported in Wuhan, China. On 7th January 2020, Chinese health authorities declared that the outbreak of the respiratory condition had an association with a novel coronavirus, 2019-nCoV. The disease has now spread to over 215 countries with 143,577,739 confirmed cases.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) disease symptoms include fatigue, fever, general malaise, and dry cough. But apart from these general symptoms of coronavirus infection, other symptoms are individual patient-specific. Some Coronavirus-affected patients have complaints of body ache, nasal congestion, sore throat, runny nose, and diarrhea. All these symptoms do not appear simultaneously, but at the initial stage, the mild symptoms appear, and gradually the condition become worsens. It can take up to 14 days for symptoms to appear.

The most recent update on Coronavirus cases in USA

State Confirmed Cases Deaths Recovered Active Cases
Total         3,25,36,470               5,82,456         2,51,05,535             68,48,479
Alabama           5,23,955              10,798           3,28,752           1,84,405
Alaska              63,778                   329              55,250                8,199
Arizona           8,55,155              17,193           8,20,091              17,871
Arkansas           3,33,709                5,706           3,26,145                1,858
California          37,23,973              61,122          19,77,578          16,85,273
Colorado           4,93,029                6,359           3,73,550           1,13,120
Connecticut           3,32,139                8,020           2,86,338              37,781
Delaware           1,01,707                1,603              91,007                9,097
District of Columbia              46,869                1,097              33,056              12,716
Federal Prisons              54,548                   237              52,812                1,499
Florida          21,78,783              34,543          17,21,845           4,22,395
Georgia          10,86,473              19,798           8,54,900           2,11,775
Guam                7,884                   136                7,699                    49
Hawaii              31,490                   474              13,182              17,834
Idaho           1,85,465                2,022           1,04,969              78,474
Illinois          13,06,787              23,989          11,90,186              92,612
Indiana           7,09,455              13,234           6,72,086              24,135
Iowa           3,90,024                5,893           3,41,767              42,364
Kansas           3,07,729                4,987           2,95,287                7,455
Kentucky           4,38,147                6,360              50,872           3,80,915
Louisiana           4,53,711              10,306           4,29,935              13,470
Maine              57,965                   767              12,956              44,242
Maryland           4,37,584                8,592              10,095           4,18,897
Massachusetts           6,75,162              17,484           6,24,618              33,060
Michigan           8,89,472              18,086           6,03,094           2,68,292
Minnesota           5,58,850                7,099           5,34,889              16,862
Mississippi           3,09,585                7,161           2,99,066                3,358
Missouri           5,78,035                9,326           4,98,606              70,103
Montana           1,07,379                1,552           1,04,802                1,025
Navajo Nation              30,380                1,262              16,515              12,603
Nebraska           2,17,108                2,222           1,67,300              47,586
Nevada           3,11,314                5,377           2,88,845              17,092
New Hampshire              92,053                1,271              87,623                3,159
New Jersey           9,83,875              25,206           7,51,028           2,07,641
New Mexico           1,95,615                4,010           1,76,905              14,700
New York          20,53,576              51,982          13,98,785           6,02,809
North Carolina           9,50,566              12,437           9,11,719              26,410
North Dakota           1,06,042                1,482           1,03,489                1,071
Northern Mariana Islands                   162                      2                    29                   131
Ohio          10,56,606              19,033           9,98,724              38,849
Oklahoma           4,45,725                6,697           4,28,799              10,229
Oregon           1,76,157                2,460           1,54,685              19,012
Pennsylvania          11,19,535              25,874           9,91,342           1,02,319
Puerto Rico           2,33,981                2,213           1,00,115           1,31,653
Rhode Island           1,45,358                2,654                8,715           1,33,989
South Carolina           5,70,606                9,355           2,38,350           3,22,901
South Dakota           1,21,360                1,953           1,17,329                2,078
Tennessee           8,36,563              12,096           8,11,192              13,275
Texas          28,63,915              49,895          27,23,905              90,115
US Virgin Islands                3,041                    27                2,963                    51
US Military           2,80,038                   342           2,63,626              16,070
Utah           3,93,272                2,174           3,82,621                8,477
Vermont              22,112                   242              18,470                3,400
Veteran Affairs           2,50,799              11,616           2,34,718                4,465
Virginia           6,48,347              10,625              53,876           5,83,846
Washington state           3,90,793                5,457           1,86,787           1,98,549
West Virginia           1,49,462                2,789           1,39,403                7,270
Wisconsin           5,91,636                6,718           5,75,702                9,216
Wyoming              57,456                   705              56,375                   376

 

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What are the Preventive Measures to Reduce the Spread of Coronavirus from person to person?

As the disease is spreading the preventive measures are very important. According to WHO, one should follow preventive measures

  1. Avoid air travel unless an emergency.
  2. Avoid public gathering.
  3. Hand Washing using the correct 20-seconds technique.
  4. Use of hand Sanitizers
  5. Maintain 1m or 3ft distance between yourself and a person who is sneezing or coughing.
  6. Stay home if you are not feeling well and contact your doctor.

WHO recommendations for people who have recently visited (last 14 days) or had exposure to areas where Coronavirus is spreading.

  1. If any symptoms of cough, headache, fever, runny nose: Self isolate by staying at home
  2. Avoid contact with others to reduce transmission.
  3. Use face masks if needed
  4. Call your doctor to inform you about your symptoms and your travel/exposure. They can direct you to the testing facility.

Who Should be Tested for Coronavirus?

People who have respiratory symptoms like cough, fever and live in areas where Coronavirus cases have been detected. According to CDC, any person who have had close contact with a laboratory-confirmed COVID-19 patient within 14 days of symptom onset, or a history of travel from affected geographic areas(see below) within 14 days of symptom onset.